Main dish recipes with 500 or fewer calories costing less than $1.5 per serving

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Awesome Pizza Dough

Awesome Pizza Dough

This recipe is adapted from one perfected at Greens restaurant in San Francisco. The crust is crunchy on the outside but also chewy. I think it's…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2010
Advanced
80 votes
57529 views
Locavore Squash & Italian Meatball Stir-Fry

Locavore Squash & Italian Meatball Stir-Fry

There is nothing better than wonderful summer veggies from my local farmer's market. Our small but wonderful…

Sherri Williams
Sep 2013
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17 votes
11453 views
Rich Sauce with White Eggplant & Herbs

Rich Sauce with White Eggplant & Herbs

Eggplant has nothing to do with eggs - unless you dip and bread them. This sauce is a knockout! We grow…

Amos Miller
Sep 2011
Professional
13 votes
16536 views
Taco Casserole

Taco Casserole

A Delicious Heart Healthy Taco Casserole Recipe That Family And Friends Will Love. Source:…

1st Place Recipes
Feb 2011
Intermediate
14 votes
43214 views
"Tandoori" grilled chicken

"Tandoori" grilled chicken

While this dish isn't made in a traditional Indian clay oven, the yogurt marinade and spice blend can still yield a very authentic-tasting end…

Chris Patil
Feb 2008
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11 votes
21656 views
Fabulous Pork Tenderloin

Fabulous Pork Tenderloin

I know that's a bold title, but this Pork Tenderloin is truly phenomenal. The sauce has a mix of Thai and Middle Eastern flavors that is harmonious…

John Spottiswood
Oct 2008
Advanced
11 votes
29924 views
Top SF Chronicle Recipe: Pasta with Broccoli and Spicy Sausage

Top SF Chronicle Recipe: Pasta with Broccoli and Spicy Sausage

Our good friend Linda Hansen saved this top recipe from the SF Chronicle in 2004 and it has become one of her…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2011
Advanced
10 votes
7837 views
Japanese Teriyaki Chicken

Japanese Teriyaki Chicken

Buy a bottle of Teriyaki sauce? NO!! It is amazingly easy to make teriyaki sauce at home. All you need is soy sauce, mirin, and sugar. The key…

manabu masuda
Feb 2008
Intermediate
11 votes
50948 views
Fantastic Chile-Coriander Chicken

Fantastic Chile-Coriander Chicken

This is another amazing recipe that I adapted from the Barbecue Bilble by Steven Raichlen. He got it from a…

John Spottiswood
Oct 2010
Advanced
9 votes
11613 views
Easy Mediterranean Chicken

Easy Mediterranean Chicken

This is a tasty, easy little marinade that takes minutes to prepare, and gives grilled chicken an awesome flavor. The lemon gives it a very nice…

GrillKing
Mar 2008
Intermediate
11 votes
33737 views
Leg of Lamb with Moroccan Seasonings

Leg of Lamb with Moroccan Seasonings

This was a wonderful leg of lamb that I cooked for a Holiday gathering this year. I took a base recipe for…

John Spottiswood
Dec 2010
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8 votes
10312 views
Grilled Asian Pork Loin

Grilled Asian Pork Loin

We had a BBQ party today and served pork loin with two different types of marinade. This one was universally loved. It has a wonderful sweet and…

John Spottiswood
Jul 2011
Advanced
8 votes
18379 views
Brett & Bart's favorite spaghetti

Brett & Bart's favorite spaghetti

This is an old Italian recipe that I've been cooking for 30 years, and my boys and husband all love it. I got…

jeanne templeman
Nov 2008
Intermediate
7 votes
15221 views
Ginger-Marinated Pork Tenderloin

Ginger-Marinated Pork Tenderloin

This pork tenderloin was super moist and was wonderful with the rich sauce over it. Our whole family loved it.…

Nancy Miyasaki
Nov 2011
Intermediate
7 votes
4908 views
Thai Ginger Chicken

Thai Ginger Chicken

This is one of the most popular Thai dishes and one of the easiest to make. You can substitute lots of different vegetables and it will still turn…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2011
Advanced
8 votes
5489 views